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President Tinubu’s Strategic Plan: Establishment of an Economic Advisory Committee for Nigeria’s Growth and Development


President Tinubu Sets Up Economic Advisory Committee

In a strategic move to bolster the national economy, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has announced the formation of an economic advisory committee dedicated to guiding Nigeria towards a path of sustainable economic growth and development. This significant announcement was made following a meeting with key stakeholders from the Organised Private Sector at the State House in Abuja, highlighting a collaborative approach between the government, the private sector, and sub-national entities.

The President underscored the importance of the committee in providing critical advice to the government on enhancing economic stability and securing a prosperous future for Nigerians. With a focus on the welfare of the populace, President Tinubu articulated his resolve to ensure that governmental actions reflect the needs and aspirations of ordinary Nigerians, spanning various demographics including students, families, farmers, and traders.

“Let’s look at what we’re doing right and what we’re doing wrong to bring life back to the economy. As I have said many times, the people of this country are the only people whom we have to please, and we are very much concerned,” said President Tinubu. He further emphasized the commitment to uplifting the underprivileged, expressing hope and assurance that the nation is on track towards economic recovery. The President conveyed an openness to new ideas, coupled with a determination to enact a comprehensive plan for nationwide economic revitalization.

The meeting saw the attendance of prominent figures including Vice President Kashim Shettima; Governors Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State and Charles Soludo of Anambra State; the Chief of Staff to the President, Femi Gbajabiamila; Ministers of Finance and the Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Wale Edun; Budget and National Planning, Atiku Bagudu; Agriculture and Food Security, Abubakar Kyari; Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris. The assembly represented a broad spectrum of Nigeria’s political and economic landscape, indicating a unified approach to addressing the country’s economic challenges.

Representatives from the private sector were also in attendance, demonstrating the collaborative effort between the government and private enterprises in steering Nigeria towards economic prosperity. Among the attendees were Aliko Dangote, Chairman of the Dangote Group; Abdul Samad Rabiu, Chairman of BUA Group; Tony Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings; Wale Tinubu, Group Chief Executive Officer of Pandora Plc; Abdullabir Aliu, Managing Director of Matrix Group; Bismarck Rewane, Chief Executive Officer of Financial Derivative Company; and Segun Ajayi-Kadir, Director-General of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), further underscoring the comprehensive and inclusive nature of the initiative.

This pivotal step by President Tinubu signifies a forward-thinking approach to economic management in Nigeria. Through this collaboration between government officials and the private sector, there is a renewed sense of optimism for the formulation of effective strategies that will ensure long-term economic stability and growth, paving the way for a brighter, more prosperous future for all Nigerians.

Alexandra Bennett
Alexandra Bennett
Alexandra Bennett is a seasoned business journalist with over a decade of experience covering the global economy, finance, and corporate strategies. With a Bachelor's degree in Economics and a Master's in Business Journalism from Columbia University, Alexandra has built a reputation for her insightful analysis and ability to break down complex economic trends into understandable narratives. Prior to joining our team, she worked for major financial publications in New York and London. Alexandra specializes in mergers and acquisitions, market trends, and economic

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